CHAPTER 154: HOUSING PROPERTY
MAINTENANCE CODE
Section
General Provisions
   154.001   Title
   154.002   Scope
   154.003   Intent
   154.004   Other regulations
   154.005   Application of building code
   154.006   Existing remedies
Validity
   154.011   Validity
   154.012   Saving clause
Existing Structures
   154.021   Existing Structures
Enforcement Authority
   154.031   Officer
   154.032   Relief from personal liability
   154.033   Official records
Duties and Powers of Code Official
   154.041   General
   154.042   Notices and orders
   154.043   Inspections
   154.044   Right of entry
   154.045   Access by owner or operator
   154.046   Credentials
   154.047   Coordination of enforcement
   154.048   Rule making authority
   154.049   Annual report
Unsafe Building Law
   154.051   General
Notices to Orders
   154.061   Notice to owner or to person or persons responsible
   154.062   Such notice prescribed in § 154.061
   154.063   Service
   154.064   Service on occupant
   154.065   Penalties
Emergency Orders
   154.071   General
Violations
   154.081   Unlawful acts
   154.082   Penalty
   154.083   Prosecution
Right to Appeal
   154.091   Appeals Board
Definitions
   154.101   Scope
   154.102   Interchangeability
   154.103   Terms defined in other codes
   154.104   Terms not defined
Implied Meaning of Words and Terms
   154.111   Approved
Environmental Requirements General
   154.201   Scope
   154.202   Responsibility
Premises Conditions
   154.211   Sanitation
   154.212   Grading and drainage
   154.213   Noxious weeds
   154.214   Accessory structures
Exterior Structure
   154.301   General
   154.302   Structural members
   154.303   Exterior surfaces, foundation, walls and roof
   154.304   Foundation walls
   154.305   Exterior walls
   154.306   Roofs
   154.307   Decorative features
   154.308   Overhang extensions
   154.309   Chimneys
   154.310   Stairs and porches
   154.311   Window and door frames
   154.312   Weather tight
   154.313   Glazing
   154.314   Openable windows
   154.315   Insect screens
   154.316   Door hardware
   154.317   Basement hatchways
   154.318   Guards for basement windows
   154.319   Exterior handrails
Interior Structure
   154.401   General
   154.402   Structural members
   154.403   Interior surfaces
   154.404   Bathroom and kitchen floors
   154.405   Free from dampness
   154.406   Sanitation
   154.407   Storage
   154.408   Exit doors
   154.409   Stairs, porches and railings
   154.410   Exit facilities
   154.411   Handrails
Light, Ventilation and Space Requirements General
   154.501   Scope
   154.502   Responsibility
   154.503   Access to public property
Light
   154.511   General
   154.512   Habitable rooms
   154.513   Common halls and stairways
   154.514   Other spaces
Ventilation
   154.521   General
   154.522   Habitable rooms
   154.523   Toilet rooms
   154.524   Cooking facilities
Dwelling Unit Limitations
   154.531   Separation of units
   154.532   Common access
   154.533   Basement rooms
Space Requirements
   154.541   Dwelling units
   154.542   Area for sleeping purposes
   154.543   Overcrowding
   154.544   Prohibited use
   154.545   Minimum ceiling heights
Plumbing Facilities and Fixture Requirements General
   154.601   Scope
   154.602   Responsibility
Required Facilities
   154.611   Dwelling units
   154.612   Toilet and lavatory
   154.613   Bathtub or shower
   154.614   Kitchen sink
   154.615     Residence building
Toilet Rooms
   154.621   Privacy
   154.622   Direct access
   154.623   Same story
Plumbing Fixtures
   154.631   General
   154.632   Connections
   154.633   Maintained clean and sanitary
Water System
   154.641   General
   154.642   Contamination
   154.643   Supply
   154.644   Water heating facilities
   154.645   Temperature/pressure relief valve assembly
Sewage System
   154.651   General
   154.652   Maintenance
Mechanical and Electrical Requirements
   154.701   Scope
   154.702   Responsibility
Heating Facilities
   154.711   Residential buildings
   154.712   Cooking and heating equipment
   154.713   Installation
   154.714   Flue
   154.715   Clearance
   154.716   Safety controls
   154.717   Combustion air
   154.718   Fireplaces
   154.719   Climate control
Electrical Facilities
   154.721   Outlets required
   154.722   Installation
   154.723   Defective system
Fire Safety Requirements General
   154.801   Scope
   154.802   Responsibility
Means of Egress
   154.811   General
   154.812   Direct exits
   154.813   Locked doors
   154.814   Fire escapes
   154.815   Exit signs
Accumulations and Storage
   154.821   Accumulations
   154.822   Flammable matter
   154.823   Residential unit
Fire Resistance Ratings
   154.831   General
   154.832   Heaters furnaces and water located in sleeping rooms and basements with sleeping rooms
Fire Protection Systems
   154.841   General
   154.842   Fire alarms
   154.843   Sprinkler heads
   154.844   Standpipe systems
   154.845   Fire extinguishers
   154.846   Smoke detectors, type and placement
   154.847   Smoke detectors with power sources
   154.848   Placement of smoke detectors
   154.849   Smoke detectors in dwelling units
   154.850   Smoke detectors in rental buildings
   154.851   Smoke detectors in rental buildings with dwelling units
Responsibilities of Persons General
   154.901   Scope
Sanitary Condition
   154.910   Definition
   154.911   Cleanliness
   154.912   Disposal of garbage, refuse and rubbish
   154.913   Garbage, refuse and rubbish storage facilities
   154.914   Garbage, refuse and rubbish storage facilities
   154.915   Food preparation
   154.916   Supplied fixtures and equipment
   154.917   Furnished by occupant
Extermination
   154.921   General
   154.922   Owner
   154.923   Tenant-occupant
   154.924   Single family dwelling
   154.925   Multiple occupancy
   154.926   Continued rodent infestation